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Bookmarked https://noahpinion.substack.com/p/economic-misconceptions-of-the-crypto. Not sure diamonds are really the …

Bookmarked https://noahpinion.substack.com/p/economic-misconceptions-of-the-crypto.

Not sure diamonds are really the best example here, but: true.

In general, [scarcity] doesn’t create value. Limiting your own product until it’s as rare as diamonds will not make it as valuable as diamonds.

Economic misconceptions of the crypto world
noahpinion.substack.com

Bookmarked https://chringel.dev/2022/07/indiewebify-me-and-dont-forget-my-webmentions/. Nice write-up on IndieWebifying a static …

Bookmarked https://chringel.dev/2022/07/indiewebify-me-and-dont-forget-my-webmentions/.

Nice write-up on IndieWebifying a static site.

That said, this is exactly why I favor dynamic sites (where you’d flush the cache and that’s about it) for this type of thing:

[M]y Webmention workflow is lacking. I need to implement a way to automatically rebuild my site[.]

Syndication is another troubling topic. The process is a bit convoluted[.]

Indiewebify me! And don’t forget my webmentions!
chringel.dev

Bookmarked https://www.newyorker.com/culture/cultural-comment/tiktok-and-the-fall-of-the-social-media-giants. Worth saving not just because I’m …

Bookmarked https://www.newyorker.com/culture/cultural-comment/tiktok-and-the-fall-of-the-social-media-giants.

Worth saving not just because I’m somewhat of an IndieWeb enthusiast, but also in light of the discussion between free market fundamentalists and (more moderate) economists like Stiglitz on whether these “natural” quasi-monopolies ought to be broken up, or not.

Facebook is trying to copy TikTok, but this strategy may well signal the end of these legacy platforms.

TikTok and the Fall of the Social-Media Giants
www.newyorker.com

Bookmarked https://ez.substack.com/p/the-consequences-of-silence. > Every time the media has …

Bookmarked https://ez.substack.com/p/the-consequences-of-silence.

Every time the media has humored these concepts as cute, or early, or acted as if the scams are “rare” and the majority of the industry operates in good faith, they have been complicit in creating meaningful financial harm to millions of people.

The Consequences of Silence
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